Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Feb 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on Governor Roy Cooper’s appointment of Associate Justice Cheri L. Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court:

“I applaud Governor Cooper’s appointment of Justice Cheri Beasley to serve as chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court.

Feb 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) released the following statement today on the passing of Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. (NC-03).  Congressman Jones passed away today, February 10, 2019, on his 76th birthday.

Feb 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – February marks Black History Month, a time to honor the contributions of African Americans to American culture and society.  First conceived in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week,” February was formally recognized as Black History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976.

Jan 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, January 25, 2019, Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will visit Pitt-Greenville Airport to meet with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees who have been affected by the partial federal government shutdown.

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (NC-01), David E. Price (NC-04), and Alma Adams (NC-12), the Democratic members of North Carolina’s congressional delegation, today issued the following statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the government shutdown:

Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

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Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) spoke on the House Floor today calling on Senate Republicans to hold a vote to end the partial government shutdown, which has now lasted for 20 days.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) presided over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield managed debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) will preside over the U.S. House of Representatives today, January 8, the third day of the 116th Congress.  As Speaker pro tempore, Butterfield will manage debate on the third day of the new Democratic majority.

Jan 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY), today applauded the U.S. Senate for confirming Geoffrey Starks as a Commissioner to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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Dec 18, 2019 In The News

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A recently re-elected congressman whose district includes Rocky Mount has been tapped for a leadership position.

U.S. Rep. G. K. Butterfield, D-1st District, will serve as chief deputy whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Jan 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield has been reappointed to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the congressman’s office announced Tuesday.

Jan 9, 2019 In The News

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield presided over the House of Representatives on Tuesday, hours before President Donald Trump addressed the nation about the need for a border wall.

Jan 8, 2019 In The News

Just three days into the 116th Congress, an honor for First District Democratic Congressman G.K. Butterfield. He was selected to be Speaker Pro Tempore for the day, and managed debate on the house floor.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

Friday, January 4, 2019

The lead up to Thursday’s first day of the 116th Congress saw various senators and representatives pledging to accept no pay while federal employees remain furloughed.

North Carolina’s 1st Congressional District representative said his focus is on getting people back to work.

Jan 4, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- Congress is in day two of its new session, split along partisan lines and grappling with a partial government shutdown.

Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) takes on a new leadership role in the now democratically-controlled House of Representatives this year.

Jan 3, 2019 In The News

Industry players were lining up to welcome a full complement of FCC commissioners after the Senate voted to confirm FCC commissioner Brendan Carr to a new, five-year, term and to seat Democrat Geoffrey Starks.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WNCT) - A Congressman from the East is set to become the next Chief Deputy Whip.

Representative G.K. Butterfield has been tapped for the senior level leadership role for next years Congress.

Butterfield, representing North Carolina's 1st Congressional District, will become the first Democrat from North Carolina to serve in this role.

Dec 18, 2018 In The News

Congressman G. K. Butterfield has been appointed by House Majority Whip-Elect James E. Clyburn to serve as Chief Deputy Whip for the 116th Congress when it convenes in January.

Dec 17, 2018 In The News

EASTERN CAROLINA, NC (WITN) Long time North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be busy drumming up support for legislative priorities.

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